1. Ideas for Celebrating a Birthday Right Around the Holidays

    Does someone in your house have an awkward birthday? You know, a birthday that lands right near the holidays? It can be hard to figure out how to celebrate when…

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  2. Remember the Year Month by Month

    2012 was a really big year for our family!  We welcomed a new baby on January 3rd.  It's been incredible to watch Jonathan grow from a newborn baby to crawling…

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  3. Easy DIY Christmas Candle Jars

    These Christmas Candle Jars are a great homemade gift that kids can make and give! The boys enjoyed making fall candle jars, and I bought a couple of extra jars…

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  4. Last-Minute Christmas Gifts for Boys (Includes Homemade Ideas!)

    Two weeks until Christmas!  Hopefully, you're more organized than me and have all of your shopping done.  If not, here are some last-minute gift ideas for boys. Basic Lego Tub…

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  5. Pattern Block Snowflakes

    Back in the fall, we made art with construction paper shapes made from tracing pattern blocks.  It was a lot of fun, and I was very happy with how our…

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  6. How God provided a bicycle for a 9 year old boy who wanted one

    Aidan has been a growing kid lately!  He now officially eats more than me.  He would eat all the time if I would let him!  Back in the summer, we…

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  7. Christmas Countdown Tree (for Jesse Tree Ornaments)

    The past two years, our family has enjoyed creating an Advent Tree (also called a Jesse Tree) to count down to Christmas.  Actually, the first year we did a tree,…

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  8. Christmas Gift Guide for Boys

    I can't believe that it's time to think about Christmas shopping already!  We're planning to keep Christmas gift-giving very simple this year because of a job transition and a time…

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  9. Happy Thanksgiving

    Give thanks to the LORD, for He is good; For His steadfast love is everlasting." Psalm 118:1 We have so much to be thankful for this year.  And on top…

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  10. Make a Silly Character Turkey

    We had some leftover blank turkeys from our Nerf Turkey Targets, and the other day I had the idea of turning them into funny characters! Aidan thought it was a…

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